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Summary

This “amazing Uighur canteen in the depths of Camberhell” serves “incredible” food with “punchy flavours and interesting textures” from China’s northwestern Xinjiang province – “homemade noodles, dumplings, stews & lamb skewers”“without any fanfare”. It’s “cash-only (and very cheap)”, “noisy”, with “communal benches and abrupt service”“so don’t go for a quiet romantic evening”. Top Tip: “lamb and fat chunks is mind-blowing”.

£23
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Awesome food from the northwest frontier province of Xinjiang” at this “noisy and ridiculously good-value” canteen in Camberwell presents a “whole new take on Chinese cuisine”. It’s “spicy and fiery”, “closer to the sub-continent than typical Chinese”, and “the homemade noodles are silky and chewy and incredible”. Top Tips: “amazing offal”, “melt-in-the-mouth lamb”, and “the chicken plate is one of the best dishes in London!”.

£23
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Everyone crams in on benches at bare tables” at this “vibrant, no-frills canteen-style eatery in Camberwell”. Why? – “Wonderful, spicy food from Xianjing province” that’s “amazingly cheap” (“I’d happily pay double, it’s so interesting”); “as a Chinese person, I can tell you this is authentic cooking at best!!”

£24
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A whole new take on Chinese food” – the “bold” and “amazingly unusual” Xinjiang dishes shine at this Camberwell café; “it’s all a bit spit and sawdust” though, and “the line of hipsters outside the door can be tedious”.

£24
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Entertainments
20

Prices

Starter Main
£3.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
49 Camberwell Church St, London, SE5 8TR
Opening hours
Monday5 pm-11 pm
Tuesday5 pm-11 pm
Wednesday5 pm-11 pm
Thursday5 pm-11 pm
Friday5 pm-11 pm
Saturday2 pm-11 pm
Sunday2 pm-11 pm

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